Simsbury Historical Society Inc

Address
800 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
Contact
Phone: +1 (860) 658-2500
Nonprofit
NTEE: A82 - Arts, culture and humanities
EIN: 06-6039934

Mission

Preservation of the historic heritage of Simsbury, Connecticut and the surrounding area including education, research, maintaining a collection of historic items, recording current events and history, and serve as the town historian.
 20172016201520142012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1912
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3283
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00    
Number of employees1132 
Number of people compensated >$100k0000 
Number of volunteers25255050 
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Bette, Brent
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Brent Bette   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Braz, Tony
TitlesecretaryDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personTony BrazTony BrazTony Braz  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org10.002.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.00  
Buda, Joe
TitlePresident    
Name of key/compensated personJoe Buda    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org20.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Curtiss, Richard
Title  DirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person  Richard CurtissRichard Curtiss 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.000.00 
Dahlquist, Emil
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personEmil DahlquistEmil DahlquistEmil Dahlquist  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org5.0010.005.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.00  
Donohue, Tj
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   TJ Donohue 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Fallon, Dennis
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personDennis Fallon    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Gallagher, Richard
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   Richard Gallagher 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   10.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Glover, Robin
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Robin Glover   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Grandin, Nancy
Title   Secretary 
Name of key/compensated person   Nancy Grandin 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   7.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Gray, Kevin
TitleDirector DirectorPresident 
Name of key/compensated personKevin E Gray Kevin GrayKevin Gray 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org10.00 20.0020.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.000.00 
Henault, Terry
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personTerry HenaultTerry HenaultTerry HenaultTerry Henault 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.000.00 
Johnson, Lisa
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  Lisa Johnson  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Lang, Elaine
TitleDirectorPresidentPresidentVice President 
Name of key/compensated personElaine LangElaine LangElaine LangElaine Lang 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.003.0015.0015.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.000.00 
Lyle, Robert
Title TreasurerTreasurerTreasurer 
Name of key/compensated person Robert V LyleRobert V LyleRobert V Lyle 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.0010.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.000.00 
Meredith, Kim
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Kim Meredith   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Ray, Susan
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personSusan RaySusan Ray   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.002.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Rice, Chris
Title DirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person Chris RiceChris RiceChris Rice 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 25.0015.0015.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.000.00 
Royles, Susan
Title SecretarySecretary  
Name of key/compensated person Susan RoylesSusan Royles  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 3.006.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.00  
Ryan, Paula
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personPaula Ryan    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org5.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Scully, Ieke
Title Vice PresidentVice PresidentDirector 
Name of key/compensated person Ieke ScullyIeke ScullyIeke Scully 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 25.0030.0030.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.000.00 
Sinclair, Hugh
Titletreasurer    
Name of key/compensated personHugh Sinclair    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org5.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Spear, Roger
Title DirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person Roger SpearRoger SpearRoger Spear 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 2.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.000.00 
Wagner, Rick
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   Rick Wagner 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   15.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPreservation of the historic heritage of Simsbury, Connecticut and the surrounding area including education, research, maintaining a collection of historic items, recording current events and history, and serve as the town historian.Preservation of the historic heritage of Simsbury, Connecticut and the surrounding area including education, research, maintaining a collection of historic items, recording current events and history, and serve as the town historian.Preservation of the historic heritage of Simsbury, Connecticut and the surrounding area including education, research, maintaining a collection of historic items, recording current events and history, and serve as the town historian.Preservation of the historic heritage of Simsbury, Connecticut and the surrounding area including education, research, maintaining a collection of historic items, recording current events and history, and serve as the town historian. 
Program service expenses, total$119,043.00$107,838.00$125,148.00$120,697.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Archive Research
Program revenue $352.00   
Program description Archive Research   
Maintain, preserve and catalog the historical collection of artifacts including books, clothing and other items.
Program descriptionMaintain, preserve and catalog the historical collection of artifacts including books, clothing and other items. Maintain, preserve and catalog the historical collection of artifacts including books, clothing and other items.Maintain, preserve and catalog the historical collection of artifacts including books, clothing and other items. 
Maintaining the historic facilities that are part of the museum including The Phelps House, Tavern and Barn; The Hendricks Cottage; The Old Probate Courthouse and other facilities.
Program revenue $5,031.00   
Program descriptionMaintaining the historic facilities that are part of the museum including The Phelps House, Tavern and Barn; The Hendricks Cottage; The Old Probate Courthouse and other facilities.Maintaining the historic facilities that are part of the museum including the Phelps House, Tavern and Barn; The Hendricks Cottage; The Old Probate Courthouse and other facilities.Maintaining the historic facilities that are part of the museum including The Phelps House, Tavern and Barn; The Hendricks Cottage; The Old Probate Courthouse and other facilities.Maintaining the historic facilities that are part of the museum including The Phelps House, Tavern and Barn; The Hendricks Cottage; The Old Probate Courthouse and other facilities. 
Special Events
Program revenue$17,809.00 $3,654.00$5,993.00 
Program descriptionSpecial Events October special eventsOctober special events 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$164,134.00$97,918.00$89,395.00$109,068.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$64,283.00$63,310.00$50,234.00$57,044.00$34,156.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$12,639.00$6,211.00$15.00  
Investment income, current yr$13,274.00$14,177.00$14,754.00$16,007.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$64,283.00$63,310.00$50,234.00$57,044.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$64,180.00$15,048.00$5,302.00$13,405.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00    
Program service revenue (total)$22,397.00$5,383.00$19,105.00$22,612.00$36,765.00
Gross receipts$174,732.00$102,554.00$90,511.00$110,467.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$10,545.00$17,265.00   
Revenue from all other contributions$53,738.00$46,045.00$50,234.00$57,044.00 
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$43,110.00$171.00-$4,499.00$3,010.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$13,274.00$14,177.00$14,754.00$16,007.00 
Net rental income$6,360.00$10,073.00$6,130.00$7,740.00$6,000.00
Net income from fundraising events $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$14,710.00$4,804.00$3,671.00$2,655.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$139,606.00$120,774.00$136,540.00$131,865.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $119,043.00$107,838.00$125,148.00$120,697.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$20,563.00$12,811.00$11,392.00$11,168.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$125.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total)$150.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investment management fees (total)$6,651.00$4,819.00$5,497.00$3,996.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$861,077.00$836,782.00$852,771.00$894,663.00$925,619.00
Total assets, beginning of year$836,782.00$852,771.00$894,663.00$911,965.00 
Total liabilities$24,948.00$25,181.00$15,407.00$10,154.00$893.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$25,181.00$15,407.00$10,154.00$4,659.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$489,960.00$465,432.00$497,629.00$544,886.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$176,781.00$176,781.00$161,242.00$155,627.00 
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$169,388.00$169,388.00$178,493.00$183,996.00 
Net assets$836,129.00$811,601.00$837,364.00$884,509.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$811,601.00$837,364.00$884,509.00$907,306.00 
Other liabilities$24,822.00$16,911.00$15,165.00$8,854.00 
Intangible assets $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other assets$189,092.00$177,174.00$339,736.00$336,667.00 
Investments: other securities $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$195,617.00$168,995.00$0.00$0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$17,006.00$21,435.00$38,848.00$53,595.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$21,435.00$38,848.00$53,595.00$64,416.00 
Investments -- program-related $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Inventories for sale or use$11,978.00$9,365.00$10,583.00$12,076.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$24,528.00-$22,856.00-$47,145.00-$22,797.00 
Advertising (total)$181.00$328.00$199.00$665.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$33,440.00$16,752.00$0.00$0.00 
Accounts receivable, net$682.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$1,181.00$4,523.00$0.00$0.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$126.00$1,270.00$242.00$1,300.00 
Deferred revenue$0.00$7,000.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$836,129.00$811,601.00$837,364.00$884,509.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$37,833.00$44,677.00$49,121.00$48,831.00 
Payment to affiliates $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members10131212 
Number of independent voting members10131212 
Financial sheets audited True   
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-01 
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012012-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-122017-08-102016-07-072014-12-29 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.02013v3.1 
Filing identifier201821359349301627201720699349300607201620429349301877201433219349300318 
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